Tag: rem sleep
WAKEFULNESS:The eye movement lines look like mirror images of hills and mountains. The brainwaves on the screen are small, rapidly but irregularly oscillating lines, like a very nervous person might make if trying to draw a straight line. This low, fast, random pattern of brain waves is called beta waves, and they indicate wakefulness.The muscle…
Sleep can only occur if optimum body and brain temperature is reached.
IS THE QUALITY OF REM SLEEP DIFFERENT IN POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) AND MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER (MDD)?
PTSD patients tend to have reduced REM sleep, while MDD patients spend too much time in REM sleep.
Sleep deprivation increases anxiety, especially after more than 72 hours of no sleep.